Monthly Archives: July 2012

It’s the Signaling Stupid!

By | July 22, 2012

If you have been following the wireless industry, you for sure would have heard of the capacity crunch and exploding demand for mobile traffic data services. Hardly any presentation by a vendor, analyst, and even operator starts without a graph of future traffic trends. But quietly, another problem has been brewing; one that has received… Read More »

Aligning Mobile Services with Spectrum Properties: Information Showers

By | July 14, 2012

One essence of wireless communication does not change: the reliance on spectrum availability. The frequency spectrum is endowed with different features and characteristics that make trade-offs a necessity. One trade-off is that between data rate and mobility. The lower part of the frequency spectrum which is most amenable for mobile services due to economic reasons… Read More »

New Frontiers in Wireless Communications: Extremely High Frequency Communications.

By | July 1, 2012

The success of personal wireless communications may have been inevitable: communications is an essential tenant of human social structure. Coupled with the proliferation of wireless communication has been a drive to open up new bands of frequency spectrum. The most recent example is the millimeter wave band around 60 GHz which was assigned for unlicensed… Read More »